10 Bold Recipes with Garlic!

Today is Cook Something Bold and Pungent Day!  What does pungent mean?  Apparently, it must have a strong taste or smell.

Hmmmm… how about garlic?  Can’t think of anything much smellier than that.  So let’s take a look at some great recipes that are sure to keep the vampires at bay!

10 bold recipes with garlic

Garlic is a member of the onion family which also includes leeks and shallots and it is believed to help ward off heart disease, cancer, colds and flu.  Eating garlic can help lower cholesterol levels and reduce buildup of plaque in the arteries.  All that and it tastes great too!

cook something bold and pungent 10 great recipes

Artichoke and Roasted Garlic Dip from Wonky Wonderful

Easy Tip: When picking out garlic at the grocery store, select firm, tight, heavy, dry bulbs for best flavor.

cook something bold and pungent 10 great recipes

Grilled Lamb Chops with Garlic and Rosemary from McNack’s Kitchen

The flavor of garlic is most intense just after mincing. The smell can be removed from your hands by running them under cold water while rubbing a stainless steel object.

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Garlic and Butter Shrimp Scampi from Suzy’s Sitcom

There are a number of annual garlic festivals around the country. The Gilroy Garlic Festival in Gilroy, California is one of the best known in the U.S.

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cook something bold and pungent 10 great recipes

BBQ Potatoes from Kayotic Kitchen

The majority of garlic (90%) grown in the United States comes from California.


Spicy Meatballs and Sausage Kebabs from Suzy’s Sitcom

Did you know?  If your rose garden is being attacked by aphids, an excellent home remedy to get rid of them is to spritz the leaves and blooms with a mixture of crushed garlic and water.

cook something bold and pungent 10 great recipes

40 Clove Chicken Linguine from Life’s Ambrosia

Garlic cloves cooked whole will have a nutty and mellow taste while minced or sliced garlic will have a more pungent taste even when cooked.

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Garlic Pork with Sugar Snap Peas Over Kale Ginger Rice from Green Lite Bites

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 Garlic Lovers Vegetable Stir Fry from Kalyn’s Kitchen


Double Garlic Herb Garlic Bread from The Kitchn

cook something bold and pungent 10 great recipes

Amazing Mediterranean Tortilla Pizza from Daydream Kitchen

Feeling adventurous today!  Try one of these amazing recipes!  Bet you will love it!


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